Posts Tagged ‘LETF’

Labor Enforcement Report Shows High Rate of Noncompliance

Since 2012, the Department of Industrial Relations has assumed responsibility for the Labor Enforcement Task Force (LETF), which is a coalition of state government enforcement agencies formed to combat the underground economy, such as paying employees off the books or not carrying workers’ compensation insurance. This multi-agency task force conducts joint inspections and includes such […]

13 Apr 17 - Compensation, General, Workers' Compensation - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »

The LETF looks for companies paying their employees under the table.

Results Are In: State Agencies Target Underground Economy

California’s Labor Enforcement Task Force (LETF), a coalition of government enforcement agencies under the direction of the Department of Industrial Relations (DIR), has released an end of the year review of its accomplishments. The LETF was created in 2012 to combat the underground economy. Businesses that operate in an “underground economy” may hire employees off […]

6 Jan 16 - Benefits, Compensation, Workers' Compensation - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »

Labor Enforcement Task Force Releases Educational Materials for Employers

California’s Labor Enforcement Task Force (LETF), a coalition of government agencies under the direction of the Department of Industrial Relations (DIR), has produced new educational materials to help employers understand their compliance responsibilities. “An Overview for Employers” provides information about what a LETF inspection entails. There are also brochures specifically for construction and restaurants to […]

25 Jun 15 - Compensation, Minimum Wage, Overtime - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »

California Task Force Cracks Down on Underground Economy, Targets Specified Industries

California’s Labor Enforcement Task Force (LETF) continues to target businesses that violate laws designed to protect workers and California’s economy. Since 2012, the LETF has assessed $4.2 million in wages due to workers, according to a recent report submitted to the California Legislature, and inspected nearly 4,300 businesses suspected of operating in the underground economy. […]

17 Mar 15 - Compensation, Minimum Wage, Overtime - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »